Donating equipment to Caribbean people
Published on October 13th, 2023
The St Vincent and the Grenadines Sailing Association together with the sailing community of the United Kingdom have developed a truly global approach to the sustainable development of sailing in emerging nations such as St Vincent and the Grenadines.
It started with a chance meeting of SVG Sailing Association President, Jenny Trumble, and UK ILCA sailor Guy Noble, a regular visitor to the Caribbean.
“Some of us are lucky enough to visit Caribbean hotels with sailing boats we can use, but we rarely see the locals sailing,” said Noble. “I thought about all the neglected boats in my home club, Queen Mary Sailing Club near London, which could be given a second life. So I approached Tony Bishop, Manager of QMSC and he immediately said he could help.” – Full report